Rumoured attack on college panics Pabbi
NOWSHERA: The rumour about a militant attack on a girls college caused panic in Pabbi tehsil on Tuesday prompting students to rush out of the premises and personnel of law-enforcement agencies and bomb disposal unit to show up.
Book fair organised at Mohmand College
GHALANAI: The National Book Foundation (NBF) arranged a book fair at the Ekkaghound boys degree college to help develop book reading among Fata students. Speaking on the occasion, Tasbeehullah, the college principal, said that knowledge increased due to book reading. He said that despite the era of information technology the importance of book reading couldn’t be ignored.
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Schoolteachers claim promotion denied to them
PESHAWAR: Lack of promotion opportunities has been affecting the teachers of Islamia Collegiate School (ICS), according to ICS Teachers Association’s office-bearers. The association’s president, Masoom Khattak, told this reporter that teachers at the ICS had not been promoted in line with the prescribed rules despite approval of the syndicate in this regard.
VCs oppose proposed changes to law on varsities
PESHAWAR: An emergency meeting of the vice chancellors of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa public sector universities was held at the University of Peshawar on Tuesday to discuss the proposed amendments to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities Act 2012. The vice chancellors discussed the proposed amendments one by one in detail, said a statement issued after the meeting.
Solving issues of management cadre
Coordination council of Management Council met minister for incofmration / higher education. They discuss issues of Management Cadre. The minister said to solve their issues.
IT teacher hired on Biology teacher position
Principle of a higher secondary school in District Charsadda has hired and IT teacher in place of Biology teacher. He did not follow regular procedure.
Scholarships for orphans
Altaf Mehmood Foundation holds an event on scholarships for orphans. Their chair said that they would offer scholarships for education of orphans.
Closed schools forceful
A private primary school is closed since eight months at Pingharu City. Students are being affected.
Negligence by education department
Due to negligence by education department Charsadda, a large number of textbooks destroyed. The department is in bad condition.
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Camera monitoring matric Exams
Final examinations of Matric starting today at Quetta. There are cameras installed at centers for controlling cheating during exams.
Article 144 implemented during exams
DC office said that article 144 would be implementing during matric exams within 200 yards of examination centers.
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Utilisation of education budget still a big issue
ISLAMABAD: Though on the persistent public demand, the provinces have increased their education budget, there is a need for the proper utilisation of the funds. In the fiscal year 2013-14, a major chunk of the allotted budget remained unspent. This was stated in a report, “Public financing of education in Pakistan” compiled by the Institute of Social and Policy Sciences (I-SAPS) in collaboration with Alif Ailaan, which was launched here on Tuesday.
School shifting decision withdrawn on Mohtasib’s intervention
ISLAMABAD: decision to shift the senior section of Islamabad Model School for Girls (IMSG) G-11/2 was withdrawn on the intervention of Wafaqi Mohtasib (Ombudsman). The complainant Ayesha Khaliq along with 17 other complainants lodged a complaint to the Wafaqi Mohtasib that her/their daughter/daughters were studying in Islamabad Model School G-11/2.
Eye-witness account: Toying with students’ future
I am Rahila Sham, a Bachelor of Arts (BA) student from Islamabad. I enrolled for my BA (Roll No 1111981) through the Islamabad Model College for Girls F-7/4, and have been an exemplary student all my academic life with first divisions in both matric and intermediate. I had never failed a single exam in my life, until the Quaid-i-Azam University announced the results of my BA exam in Dec 2014.
School security by UN
Un Representative, Gordon Brown presented security plan for schools. According to plan, UN will facilitate to surroundings of schools safe, trustable boundaries, metal detectors and armed guards.
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American Education Spring Fair
International American Education Spring fair held by Roots Schools systems. Students participated in this event. They were encourages to apply at US universities.
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PMDC, HEC join hands to revise medical curriculum
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has assured the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) of support and cooperation in revising medical and dental curriculum in the country to bring it on a par with international standards.
American Education Spring Fair held
An interactive American Education Spring Fair 2015 was held at Roots DHA1-Ivy International School for students, says a press release. Representatives from 13 American universities participated in the exhibition to inform students about their respective US institutes, the courses they offered and outlined the admission criteria.
Funds required for free secondary education
Nizamat e Talimat said that funds are required for delivering free secondary education. There is need to increase budget of education up to 4 percent of GDP.
Boundary wall for school G-7
Working on construction of boundary wall of Model schools for girls G-7 sector is not started. People demanded it.
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Homeo students’ data could not compiled
National homeo council could not compiled data of all students of homeo pathy. The council is working under Ministry of Health and Regulation. It is happening that in most of the homeo college’s students being enrolling before exams.
Boycott by working force grammar schools
Working force grammar schools doing boycott for not to fulfill their demands of services. They decided to not to take classes.
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Quality education can help eliminate terrorism: minister
LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Law, Excise & Taxation, Finance Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman has said that terrorism, extremism and sectarianism can be eliminated through promotion of quality education to all segments of society. He said that success in war against poverty, unemployment and terrorism also depends upon promotion of education and keeping in view this fact maximum funds are being provided for this purpose.
Govt committed to provide quality education: Mashhood
LAHORE – Punjab government is committed to introduce and implement world's best practices of learning in schools to provide quality education to every child.
This was stated by Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan while addressing the participants of `Ilm Bazaar' technical workshop jointly held under the aegis of Ilm Ideas and Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) at a local hotel on Tuesday. The education minister said that the Punjab government introduced the most modern learning technology in collaboration with the Department for International Development in the under-privileged far-flung areas.
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Gordon Brown proposes Pakistan school security plan
LAHORE: Security fences, metal detectors, armed guards and emergency communication systems are part of a package of safety measures for Pakistan’s schools being proposed by UN envoy Gordon Brown, reports BBC News.
First two-day book fair starts at UET
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - Lahore—A Two-day book fair started first time in the history of UET at University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore here on Tuesday. UET Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid inaugurated the book fair who was the chief guest.
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PU ASA rally against torture on lecturer
Lahore—Punjab University Academic Staff Association on Tuesday took out a protest rally from Undergraduate Block to Institute of Education and Research against torture on Institute of Agricultural Sciences’lecturer Nadeem Shad and non-arrest of the nominated accused of Islami Jamiat Talaba in FIR.
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Education department spares violators by only taking an undertaking
Instead of taking stern action against private and public educational institutions for charging security fee from students, the District Education Department, Rawalpindi, has spared violators by only taking an undertaking from them that they would not repeat the 'offence' in future. Parents who have already paid extra money in the name of security fee have protested against what they termed mild attitude of the concerned authority.
S Punjab students see disparity in development
OVER 200 male and female students from Southern Punjab came to Lahore on a three-day peace-trip and met with Punjab Education and Youth Minister Rana Mashood Ahmed Khan on Tuesday. The peace-trip, which also provided exposure opportunities to students, comprised of students mainly from districts of Multan, Muzaffargarh, Lodhran and Bahawalpur’s public and private colleges and universities.
FJWU, Iranian Cultural Centre ink MoU
The Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Khana-e-Farhang Iran here on Tuesday. FJWU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Samina Amin Qadir and Muhammad Akbri, director general-cultural attaché, signed the document of MoU for academic cooperation. In the MoU, special attention was givento the establishment of collaboration to provide education, infrastructure, skills, orientation and access to library, local and international exposures, Persianlanguage courses and peer networks.
Mismanagement of Education Department wasting year of 83000 students
Education department sent primary admissions with mistakes. Now they are facing mismanagement in recompiling documents to be sent for admissions for primary examinations to Punjab Examination Commission.
MOU for research
Fatima Jinnah Women University signed a MOU with Far hang e Iran for research collaboration.
E-Libraries at Colleges
Provincial minister of Education said that DFID is supporting for establishing E-Libraries at colleges. Chairman Punjab Education Foundation said that they would open 255 schools with collaboration of private sector.
Special fund for colleges
Provincial government released 90 million for making six new colleges. About 45 million reserved for education transport and 50 million for furnisher facilities for colleges.
Teachers refuse to conduct exams
DERA GHAZI KHAN: Scores of teachers of government schools have refused to take responsibility of upcoming examinations of fifth and eighth classes and staged a sit-in in front of the EDO (education) office to protest delay in acceptance of their demands.
Principle expelled of negligence
EDO Lahore visited the Government Girls High Schools for monitoring their activities. He expelled employees including principle on their negligence.
Huge funding to Deeni maddaris
A report by Punjab police said that out of 12 thousand deeni madarris nearly six thousands are not registered. Some one thousand deeni madarris are taking foreign funding from seventeen countries worth of billions of rupees.
Sindh Education Sector Project clarifies report
This is in response to the report published in your paper, ‘Misuse of Rs13.53 bn funds detected in Sindh Education Department’ (February 06, 2015) and the subsequent editorial on the same subject, ‘Educational rot’ (Op-Ed, February 09, 2015). To begin with, the figure of 13.53 billion rupees quoted in your headline and repeated in the report is deliberatelymisleading. No such amountwas allocated or used, let alone misused, by the Reform Support Unit (RSU) during the financial year 2013-14.
370,000 female students given ATM cards
The Reform Support Unit (RSU) of the Sindh education department on Tuesday distributed ATM cards among 370,000 female students through which they would be able to obtain educational stipends. The remaining 45,000 girls would be given the cards by February 27, claimed an RSU spokesperson.
Combating violence: Public school students learn ways to counter violence
Since the brazen attack on the Peshawar school, every school-going child faces the challenge of combating terrorism. To meet the need of the hour, students of eight government schools were provided an open forum to seek guidance from the law enforcement agencies’ representatives on Tuesday. Karachi Youth Initiative (KYI) joined hands with the Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (Sparc) to provide a platform to apprise more than 300 government school students of ways to counter violence at the Provincial Scout Headquarters, Sindh.
SMIU celebrates 3rd anniversary
KARACHI: Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) celebrated 3rd anniversary of getting its charter at main campus. The ceremony was attended by a large number of dignitaries including academicians, jurists and other government officials. Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh Vice Chancellor of SMIU highlighted role of Alma Mater of founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, background of establishment of SMIU, its present day performance and facilities and future plans.
Resolution on NTS for medical students
Sindh assembly passed a resolution about holding NTS test regular for admitting the students for all medical colleges of the region.
Ban on enrolling foreigners at maddaris is criticizable
Mufti Naimi said that Ban on enrollment of foreign student at Deeni maddaris by government is criticizable. He said it was declared that all decisions would be finalize after taking confidence of Deeni maddaris.
Book fair at Sindh University
Sindh university Jamshoro holding three day’s bookfair at their central library.
Talim Hoto Esi by M. Ibrahim Khan
Currently out departments are degrading due to literate persons. Persons need to get some technical education to develop some skills.
Letters to the Editor
Education system of Pakistan
“Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” –George Washington Carver
We all know the importance of education. It is the most important aspect of any nation’s survival in the modern day world. Education determines the future of a nation. So that’s why we have to adopt our education policies very carefully because our future depends on these policies.
College in Kech
The Government Girls Degree College Kech lacks experienced teachers at its arts faculty, causing difficulties for students. Due to this the disappointed students have stopped attending classes and are worried about their careers.
Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-302269-College-in-Kech
Gordon Brown proposes security plan for schools in Pakistan
United Nations Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown on Tuesday proposed a fool proof security plan for provision of better safety measures in the school of Pakistan. The former British Prime Minister held talk with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif about making school safer after the Peshawar School massacre that killed over 140 pupils.The proposed measures included security fences, metal detectors, arm guards and using emergency communication systems.
Sealing of Library in Hayatatabad declared illegal
Peshawar High Court verdict on the government Library of the Salam Khan Khalil ex MNA & ordered to reopen the Library immediately. The Court decided library seal was illegal. It was told to the court that Salam Khan ex MNA had built this library with the collaboration of the Social Welfare Department in 2004, Phase 4 Hayatabad. However the minister for local government seal the library & he wants to build the party office instead of library.
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Teacher’s increment to be based on performance
In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Higher Officials given the suggestion that the teachers increments should be given on their performance. The Higher Official of the Education department recommended that the 75% recruitment for SST posts on quota is harmful for the education standard. The teachers who showed good results will be given two increments in a year. On the suggestion of the higher official the concerned authority of the department was silent.
1700 Maktab to be changed into schools
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government decided to change 1700 Maktab into schools including Peshawar and all over the province. The Maktab Schools were stepwise up graded. Atif Khan, education Minister said government also planning for fool proof security of the schools.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar Page no. 2
Four thousand government schools without boundary walls
KP Provincial Minister for Education Atif Khan said four thousand government schools of the Province do not have boundary walls. However, government has first priority to build boundary walls of the said schools and provide safe environment for students to get the education.
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Working Focus Grammar School Punj Peer Teacher’s continued boycott
The Working Focus Grammar School Punj Peer, Swabi teachers continued classes boycott in favor of their demands. According to the details the teachers have started their strike from Monday and demanding service structure, adhoc teacher’s permanent job etc.
Complete story: Daily Khabrain, Peshawar Page no. 8
Missing Facilities in Swat University
Due to lack of facilities in Swat University employees & students are upset. In the University for the Last Five years employees are not given any coal allowance. Provincial government has announced that scale 7 employee’s son will be given admission in the same school.
Complete Story: Daily Awamunas, Peshawar, Page no. 8
Students must be united for the prosperity of Education
QUETTA: JamiyatTulba Islam Nazaryati District Quetta convenor Sami ullahShaboye, Abdul Wahid Hashmi, Bashir Ahmed Nazaryat and others said to the press report that for the prosperity of Educational Institutes student must be united to implement their reproductive impact over Anti-Education.
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Rally held for the elimination of cheating
KHARAN: Education department in Kharan has walked against the cheating elimination and hold a rally. Walk was holding under the leadership of Divisional Director Abdul Aziz Kurd, DCO Noroz Khan Maskanzai and Ahmed Moher.
Complete Story: http://express.epaper.pk/quetta.php
Cheating trends could be eleiminated with the betterment of environment: PSF
QUETTA: Pashtune Students Federation has released a press report and said in the report, if we muse over our Education system and strive for the quality of education then the concept of cheating will be remove automatically .
Complete Story: http://express.epaper.pk/quetta.php
Government Treating Municipal School Teacher like Stepmother
Khanpur: Teachers Rights Forum District Rahim Yar Khan held a meeting and discussed that the government authorities were treating teachers of Municipal Schools like a stepmother and their problems are not solved on priority basis.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain Multan Page no. 2
The only teacher in schools to perform duties as examiners
Jamalpur: Punjab Examination Commission has also appointed the only teachers serving at their schools to as examination staff to other cities. A teacher responsible to teach 100 children as the only staff member has also been sent for examination duty thus leaving the children without any teacher.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain Multan Page no. 7
Primary School Headmaster Bungles RS.100, 000/-
Rahim Yar Khan: M. Iqbal, Headmaster of Govt. Primary School Chak No.132/P, has bungled RS.100, 000/- of the school funds. EDO conducted an inquiry, recovered RS.50, 000/- from the said Headmaster and issued orders to block his two annual increments.
Complete Story: Daily Express Rahim Yar Khan Page no. 7
Private schools concerned about non-issuance of roll no. slips to class 5 and 8 students
Zahirpeer: The Mnagement Association of Private Schools has expressed concern about the non-issuance of Roll No. slips to class 5 and 8 students appearing for examinations.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain Multan Page no. 7
Teachers held protest rally, refuse to work as examiners
Dera Ghazi Khan: The teachers of Dera Ghazi Khan held a protest rally to demand their rights. They refused to perform duties as examiners in other cities. They demanded improvement in Pay Package, In-Service Promotion, and Cancellation of Reallocation Policy. They threatened to stage a sit-in during the next two days.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain Multan Page no. 8
Matriculation Examination to begin from 2nd March
Faisalabad: The Matriculation Examinations all over Punjab are to begin from 2nd March, 2015 and the students are being issued Roll No. Slips.
Complete Story: Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan Page no. 1
Students failed terrorism plot
Rawalpindi: Students of FG High School Wah Cantt. Located a shopping bag in their school bus and informed the school management, which informed the security agencies. The agencies defused the bomb.
Complete Story: Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan Page no. 1
Examination centers notified for primary & middle examinations
Multan: The Examination Centers for the Primary and Middle classes have been notified for the students of Multan Districts.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf Multan Page no. 8
New system introduced for controlling cheating in primary and middle examinations
Multan: Punjab Examination Commission has introduced a new system known as 6 Version System to control cheating in the examinations.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf Multan Page no. 8
Interviews being conducted to fill 80 vacancies at bahauddin Zikria University
Multan: Interviews are being held to fill 80 vacancies at the Zikria University, Multan. For 80 vacancies, 2700 candidates had applied.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf Multan Page no. 8
Meeting of university syndicate to be held on 28th Feb.2015
Multan: The meeting of the Syndicate of the Bahauddin Zikria University that was supposed to be held on 21st February, will now be held on 28th February, 2015
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf Multan P # 8
Deputy Director visited Colleges and checked record
District Badin: Deputy Director Colleges Mr. Mir Ali Shah visited Islamia College and Marvi College on the Directives of Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat Ul Ibad. The visit was held on the Email of Students of the colleges on their High Fees. Mr. Shah checked the record and told media that the matter is being inspected.
Students Protested against Privatization of Technical College
Hyderabad: The Students of Kohisar Technical College protested against Government on its decision of giving the College to a local NGO. They gathered before Press Club and declared that College is being violated by giving to an NGO; due to it the Students’ Education would be affected. They demanded from Higher Authorities to take notice.
School roof pieces left eleven students injured
District Naushehro Feroz: 11 Students got injured during their study at Government Middle School Village Darya Khan Jalbani due to falling of roof pieces of the building. On that Students and Teachers protested and demanded to repair School building and save lives of the students.
Middle School building in Decaying condition
District Khairpur Mirs: The building of Government Middle School village Mir Muhammad Solangi is completely decayed and students’ lives are in danger. Villagers protested for its repairing and demanded from Education Minister and Chief Minister to take notice.
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Primary School closed since five years
District Sijawal: Primary School village Sawan Rind near Sijawal is closed since five years. Villagers protested for its opening and told media that they have been visiting Education Offices since years, but nothing has happened. They added that about 500 children of the age are deprived of getting Primary Education.
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NTS Pass Teachers Protested for salaries
Dsitrict Qamber: The Newly appointed Teachers through NTS protested for their salaries and demanded from higher authorities to issue their salary.
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Many Schools turned to cattle farms
Dsitrict Thurparker: Chachro is having huge population, but its schools are turned to cattle farms and used for sitting places. Landlords have captures the school buildings. The closed schools include Village Kasrar, Waaori, Darar, Kamrar, Khario Fazal and other different villages. The Teachers are free of their duties and getting salary at their homes; buildings are decaying and captures by the local landlords and other influential; Students are deprived of Primary Education. Villagers of these villages have demanded from responsible authorities to take notice and resolve the issue of school closure to save future of the students.
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Plot Owner disallowed Teachers and Students by closing school gates
District Larkana: Primary School number Three muhalla Gareeb abad is locked by the plot owner on the clash of plot ownership and job in the school. Mr. Ali Muhammad Bhutoo and Mr. Shahnawaz Bhutto both have disallowed the Teachers and Students to come to school. They have demanded that unless Government and Director Education does not provide them job in the school they would continue their inhuman act.
Two Students discharged from school on the reason of shortage of furniture
District Khairpur Mirs: Two Students from Girls High School Pir Jo Goth have been discharged and disallowed by the Teachers on the reason of shortage of furniture. Parents have protested and demanded from responsible authorities to take notice and resolve their issue.
All Primary Teachers Association meets Director Education and District Officer
Hyderabad: All Primary Teachers Association Members Mr. Zaher Mirza, Mr. Khalid Rasool and many others met Director Education Mr. Allah Bachayo Khaskheli and District Officer Education. They discussed with them about their Time Scale and the list was handed over to D.E.O Elementary. On the occasion they told that Teachers would be serving Education as they have been serving since years.
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